Cancer survivors Eliav Marland, 26, and Etti Davidov, 25, to wed. (Bh Photographer) (Bh Photographer)
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Cancer survivors who met at an Israeli charity are getting married; Jerusalem municipality keeps the Holy City beautiful; new exhibit at Tower of David museum features photographic history of Temple Mount; and more! 

By Michael Ordman

THE JEWISH STATE

Cancer survivors to wed

University students Eliav Marland and Etti Davidov will marry this coming week. They met thanks to cancer charity Zichron Menachem having both recovered from cancer treatment. A lovely story to celebrate Tu b’Av (15th of Av) – the Jewish traditional day of romance.
https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/jerusalem-couple-to-tie-the-knot-after-meeting-as-cancer-patients/

Cleaning up the holy city

The Jerusalem municipality has instigated several sanitation reforms in order to improve the environment and quality of life in the capital. These include garbage disposal on Saturday night, additional cleaning companies, removing abandoned vehicles and cleaning historic buildings.
https://www.jerusalem.muni.il/en/newsandarticles/cleaning-jerusalem/

Photographic history of Temple Mount

A new exhibit “The Mount” at the Tower of David Museum offers the public a unique glimpse at 180 years of photographs of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. They document the history of the most holy Jewish site from 1839 to recent times.
https://www.israelhayom.com/2019/08/14/a-photographic-history-of-the-temple-mount/

Holocaust survivor celebrates with 400 descendants

Holocaust survivor Shoshana Ovitz celebrated her celebrated her 104th birthday at the Western Wall in Jerusalem together with 90% of her descendants – over 400 children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren. https://www.algemeiner.com/2019/08/07/104-year-old-holocaust-survivor-celebrates-birthday-at-western-wall-with-400-descendants/

Hundreds start new lives in Israel

242 new immigrants (Olim) from the US and Canada have just arrived in Israel. They came on the 60th charter flight organized by NGO Nefesh b’Nefesh and the Jewish Agency. They included the 60,000th Oleh to be funded by NbN since the NGO began work in 2002.
https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/With-music-and-shofar-blasts-Israel-welcomes-olim-from-North-America-598578

 

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